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Joffrey Ballet [videorecording]

Title
Joffrey Ballet [videorecording] / choreography by Frederick Ashton.
Publication
1977.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (22 min.) : sd., b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Series Statement
Joffrey Ballet Collection.
Uniform Title
  • Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Jazz calendar (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Genre/Form
  • Dance rehearsals.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Date and contents from original container.
  • Scenario for The dream adapted from William Shakespeare's play A midsummer night's dream.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York, on March 8, 1977.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
The dream : [excerpts] (11 min.) / directed and staged by John Hart ; music, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, arranged by John Lanchbery ; scherzo danced by Kevin McKenzie (Oberon) and four fairies, including Ann Marie De Angelo, with alternate cast members occasionally visible in background ; nocturne (pas de deux) danced by McKenzie with Denise Jackson (Titania), shadowed by alternate cast members Tom van Cauwenbergh (Oberon) and Francesca Corkle (Titania) -- Jazz calendar : Saturday (12 min.) / directed and staged by Faith Worth after the Benesh notation score ; music, Richard Rodney Bennett ; danced by men's ensemble. Includes a run-through and repetitions of excerpts.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1803
Title
Joffrey Ballet [videorecording] / choreography by Frederick Ashton.
Imprint
1977.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Series
Joffrey Ballet Collection.
Performer
Danced by the Joffrey Ballet.
Event
Videotaped in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes, with piano accompaniment, in New York, on March 8, 1977.
Summary
Rehearsal supervised by Michael Somes of the Royal Ballet, who appears briefly on camera at the beginning of the tape. His voice is heard from off-camera throughout the rehearsal.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-5304.
Local Subject
Drama and dance.
Added Author
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994. Commentator
Jackson, Denise, dancer.
Corkle, Francesca, dancer.
McKenzie, Kevin, dancer.
De Angelo, Ann Marie, dancer.
Cauwenbergh, Tom van, dancer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Hart, John, 1921 July 4- Restager. Director
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Composer
Lanchbery, John. Arranger
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream.
Worth, Faith. Restager. Director
Bennett, Richard Rodney. Composer
Joffrey Ballet.
DHCA.
Added Title
Dream (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Jazz calendar (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gift of the Joffrey Ballet.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1803
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